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Image courtesy of Wendy Carrillo.

Wendy Carrillo: Standing Up for What I Believe In

Wendy Carrillo is part of a field of 23 candidates who are competing to fill the Congressional seat in the 34th District in California. A child who Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
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Mental health advocacy, one resource at a time.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Radio Host & Daughter Offer Their Expertise To Those Suffering From Mental Illness

The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
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Fight off creeping existential dread with puppy cuteness. (Image Credit: Twitter/@cuteemergency)

TWITTER PUPPIES: The Temporary Cure For Existential Dread Brought On By Trump

Hello. I am writing to you from a place of rage over the House of Representatives’ misguided attempts to reform health care. They have apparently Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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Men, however uneducated or inexperienced, consistently feel that they know better than we do how about our bodies work.

What I Call Them: Men Tell Women About Our Bodies

Mansplaining is rampant in our culture, and nowhere is it mansplain-ier than when men explain women’s bodies to us. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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Trump's only been in office... EIGHT weeks?!

#RavsRadar: Hold Off 'Resistance Fatigue' With Some Hard-Earned Self-Care

Can you believe it’s only been eight weeks since Trump took office? That’s not even a full school marking period. It’s shorter than a 90-day free Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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Why are female-voiced bots responding so passively - or even gratefully - to sexual harassment?

Sexism Programmed Into Bots Like Siri? Yeah, It's True

Digital assistants such as Siri are not people. Yet, the way these female-voiced bots are programmed to react when being sexualized or sexually Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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The F.B.I. has been investigation Trump. SINCE JULY. (Image Credit: Flickr/Rich Girard)

#RavsRadar: So, Trump Has Been Under F.B.I. Investigation For 8 Months

Yesterday, Americans got to take yet another trip to the magical realms of WTF as FBI Director Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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A new friend for a new generation of kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/@sesamestreet)

World, Meet Julia: Sesame Street Introduces New Character With Autism

Over the years, Sesame Street has been a pioneer in holding up a mirror to the lived experiences of children and giving them a friendly Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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